Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Finished Projects!

I can finally talk about two of my most recent gift projects as they were both gifted.

First, I finished the Wee Welcome set sweater for baby J who was born on September 4th. I only hope it still fit him when he received it.

I used Debbie Bliss baby cashmerino in a grey blue with a chocolate trim. The buttons were a perfect match to the blue with a slight brown tint. I thought the little stars were super cute. I just hope baby wears it at least once.

The buttons are actually knit into the sweater. Not only was this easier to finish the project, but I felt it was safer for a baby as they are really secure on the sweater.

The second project was a birthday gift for our nanny, M. My daughter insisted on being my model, of course she loves to wear every hat before it even comes off the needles. She took it pretty well when I explained that this one wasn't for her.

I think this was my favorite hat so far! I love the way the Xs at the top melt into the decreases. The pattern really is well designed.


Stacie said...

mel, they are GORGEOUS!

Eleny said...

Seriously gorgeous! Love that sweater and the hat is awesome!

Liz said...

Those are beautiful, Mel. You do such nice work.

Anne said...

This sweater is so cute. I love how the buttons match the color and style so well. Nice.